Fearless Women, by Jill Teitjen, Huffington Post

Janelle Moore is fearlessly pursuing her dream to be the first African-American woman to snowboard in the Winter X Games. She follows in the footsteps of other fearless women in every field of endeavor who paved the way and broke down barriers of all kinds. Each of the following fearless women has been inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Match the woman with her accomplishment:

____ 1. The first U.S. woman to win an international pilot’s license.

____ 2. The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

____ 3. The first woman to swim the English Channel, breaking the previous record by nearly two hours.

____ 4. The first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Today, she encourages women worldwide to run and has a clothing line named for her Boston Marathon bib number — 261 Fearless.

____ 5. Afflicted with polio as a child, she was known as the fastest woman in the world and was the first American woman to win three gold medals at a single Olympics.

A. Kathrine Switzer
B. Gertrude Ederle
C. Amelia Earhart
D. Wilma Rudolph
E. Bessie Coleman

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